Translations: Etymology: Latin conventus, from convenire, "to come together", "to assemble", from con-Latin, con- + venire, "to come"
- A religious community whose members, (especially nuns) live under strict observation of religious rules and self-imposed vows
- the buildings and pertaining surroundings in which such a community lives
- a gathering of people lasting several days which come from different regions of a country or even the world for the purpose of discussing or working on topics previously selected
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